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Pernettya (Gaultheria) mucronata 'White Snowdrop'
Common Name: White Snowdrop Chilean Wintergreen Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

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This 'Wintergreen' selection is a very attractive small shrub that produces abundant bright red berries that are sweet and delicious, good fresh and in desserts. It blooms pretty bell shaped white flowers that overlap with showy pure white fruits and dark green foliage.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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